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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Tuesday that at his request, four federal banking regulatory agencies -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Reserve, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) -…

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A Franklin, Kentucky native, assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) to participate in the christening of the U.S. Navy's second Ford-class aircraft carrier during a ceremony in Newport News, Dec. 7.

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At least six drug companies have received subpoenas from federal prosecutors, a development that indicates a broad criminal investigation is likely underway of the industry's role in the opioid epidemic that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.

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The Kentucky State Police would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various traffic safety checkpoints and saturating known problematic areas in the…

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A Five Star Food Mart with fuel pumps is under construction on the corner of Bowling Green Road and Highway 1008, just north of the Patton Road entrance.

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A Simpson Fiscal Court magistrate was arrested Thursday, Nov. 28, by a Simpson County deputy sheriff on a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs second offense.

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Franklin Police arrested a Portland, Tennessee woman on four charges on Sunday, Dec. 1.

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Browning McPherson Farms LLC to Noah E Miller and Clara Miller, property on Albert Elliot Road, $120,000;

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Franklin Room in the Inn is gearing up for their fifth season of offering shelter during the cold weather months. Franklin's season runs Jan. 1 through March 15.

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Students should be familiar with credit scores, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

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Looking back over our long history, it seems inevitable that Kentucky would become what Lexington calls itself today: "The Horse Capital of the World."

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Franklin City Hall, the Simpson County Courthouse and annex along with the Simpson County Justice Center are all closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Simpson Fiscal Court approved second and final reading of an ordinance amending the county budget and approved first reading of an ordinance related to solar farms regulations during its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

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A Bowling Green woman was injured in a two-vehicle collision on Robey Street at the intersection of East Cedar Street Monday, Nov. 18.

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When walking up the stairs to Life Flow Yoga studio, visitors are greeted by silks hanging from the ceiling waiting to be unrolled for an aerial class -- a quote by T.K.V. Desikachar about yoga painted in various colors on the right wall and a beautiful blue velvet bench sitting in front of …

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A new box stand with the words "Little Pantry, take what you want, leave what you can," written on the front is located next to the Franklin First United Methodist Church on Kentucky Street.

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Thanksgiving arrives just when we need it -- our most unifying holiday at one of the most divisive moments in recent American history. In general, the holiday is celebrated the same way around the country, which is among its best qualities. There are no blue-state versions and red-state vers…

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In the wake of the two threats on Franklin-Simpson High School -- in late September and early October -- the school system is working to strengthen its protocols.

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While there's plenty of disagreement about how the money should be used, almost everyone involved in public-policy debates agrees that it would be good if the federal government could collect more revenue without raising tax rates or reducing tax deductions or credits.

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The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for patients in need this holiday season by making an appointment to give blood or platelets. While helping to save lives is likely motivation enough, those who come out to give Nov. 21-Dec. 18 will also receive a $5 Amazon.com …

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Kentucky Downs broke ground on the first of three phases for their expansion on Nov. 14, surrounded by community members from Franklin and Simpson County, employees and the businesses involved in the new construction.

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Counterfeit money was used at Kentucky Downs on Sunday, Nov. 17.

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Franklin Police were called to investigate a burglary at residence in the 600 block of Brevard Street in early November.